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Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
companies joining forces to battle the nsa. >>> president obama is on his way to south africa. he is heading the u.s. delegation honoring nelson mandela. the president leaving on air force one just a few hours ago. former president george w. bush and his wife laura are also on board joining first lady michelle obama and the president. president's clinton and carter will attend the service scheduled for tuesday in south africa. george r. h.w bush is the only former president that will not be there. >>> alan is near johannesburg. he has more on how the people of south africa are remembering nelson mandela. and he's a father figure being honored in cities large and small 1234 absolutely, del, and people here and in nelson mandela square in the rain at 7:00 in south africa, a soggy evening, but it doesn't seem to offend the crowds much. they have been coming here constantly to the many tribute centers set up around the country for nelson mandela. now this is a very ritzy mall. this is really the heart of high-end retail in the city of johannesburg, and it is in one of the richest districts in th
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
edward snowden leak shows the nsa infiltrated the world of online gaming to catch america's real life enemies. >>> good afternoon. welcome to "the lead." we begin with the national lead. if you're one of the thousands of stranded passengers watching us from an airport thanks to the nasty weather, well, go ahead, you have earned that third slice of sbarro pizza. a wintry mix of snow and ice is blanketing much of the country from the southwest to the northeast. in arkansas, one man described the falling sheets of ice as the apocalypse. in places like missouri and virginia, messy frozen roads have made commuting nightmarish, if not all together impossible. air travelers have not fared much better. more than 1500 flights were canceled today and with a fresh round of snow in the forecast poised to cause even more delays, some stranded passengers might be getting worried that they're on the verge of a lord of the flies-esque meltdown if they don't get home soon. cnn meteorologist chad myers has the latest on which parts of the country are getting socked with snow again but first, let's go l
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
, many saying they don't want any further surveillance by the nsa and this is a crazy country right now. we have technology companies telling us that the national security agency should start spying, which is what they have been doing and mining data for years without anyone's permission. talk to facebook, talk to google. this is crazy stuff. and there's something that's about to come to market, which is a brand-new way of doing e-mail and i fear hear that these guys are going to do a kickstart process and that they are doing something where it never sits on a server and it's constantly moving kind of like this with the russian trains and the nukes. >> i'm trying to understand what that all men. >> it's good for the nsa. they get kicked around a lot and that is good. and they wouldn't be there along with all the other alphabets in the soup otherwise. they are in the public sphere and people are going to see it and that's why you're out in the public square and i give the nsa kudos. it's like i'm saying you shouldn't of been flying on that flight academy even though there was a whistlebl
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
the interactions between tech companies and the nsa. evan perez joins us now from washington. yeah, it's interesting move by these tech companies. they've taken a hit in some overseas markets like china. how can companies that have staked their reputations on the ability to safeguard people's information start to assure customers overseas their information is secure if the nsa can poke in the backdoor? >> that's what's worrying executives of some of the biggest tech companies in if the united states. facebook, apple, twitter, google and move the are all asking the government to help pull back some of the nsa surveillance programs. the challenge for these companies, they are required by law to help the nsa do surveillance. what edward snowden exposed over the last few months is several programs that allow the nsa to access vast amounts of private information. the nsa says it is to prevent terrorism. but often that data is being collected on people who don't have any connection to terrorism. and that's the reason why you see these companies asking the government to change the law so the
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
behavior during his time in office. jon: some silicon valley giants say the nsa went to far greater lengths to collect data on americans than they first thought. what some of the biggest names in technology like google and facebook are trying to do bit. >>> a major storm causing chaos on the roads and creating a nightmare for air travelers as well. meteorologist maria molina will have your forecast next. ♪ sing polly wolly doodle all the day ♪ ♪ hah jon: coverage you'll only see here on "happening now" a storm that's dumped plenty of snow across parts of the midwest now setting sights on the northeast. your full forecast only moments away. jury selection begins today in the newlywed murder trial in montana. woman accused of pushing her husband off a cliff. she says it was an accident. and we'll look at a new request from the nation's top tech companies. they're teaming up to urge the n.s.a. to reign in the spying on america. >> plus continuing to monitor some dangerous weather across this country. snow and ice causing a 30 car pileup on a wisconsin highway on sunday. the slick conditi
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
, they should rebrand red suits for all these nsa guys. :: >> think that was santa? it was an nsa guy dressed as santa. now the judge is furious. wants to give them all a lump of legal coal. >> they deserve an indictment because it's a violation of state law, and federal law and a violation of the constitution. local police, seeing what the nsa is getting away with by capturing every text and e-mail and phone call and recording it and copying is, are now beginning to do the same thing. the have for $400,000 -- i'm going to tell you at the end of this segment where it came from -- bought a device that look like a cell tower and attracts cell phone calls to it. they set up that device wherever they want, and every cell phone call within whatever the distance is, 100 yards, quarter mile, half mile, is routed in there, and they record those cell phone conversations. >> the actual conversation. >> the actual conversation. they don't have a search warrant. they're doing this on their own in case we need to know who is making the phone calls. in case one of them is a bad guy. guess what. the fourth
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
, are worried about a possible erosion of trust among its users after these nsa disclosures became public and edward snowden became a household name. they have called on the government and the president to show some leadership and provide restraint when it comes to surveillance and written this open letter. it reads in part "the balance in many countries has tipped too far in favor of the state and away from the rights of the individual." wolf, this united and extraordinary show of support among these technology companies really shows that they are deeply concerned about users' privacy and about information continuing exposes. information that may include e-mails or text messages or contacts or the web sites that people serve. that is why they've written this letter. >> in part, it could affect their bottom line, as well. that could be a motivating factor, right? >> no question about it. if people are fearful of using these services, that could affect people going to these sites and that will cost these companies money. now, the official line from the u.s. intelligence authorities is that
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
to have you on set. jon? jon: dramatic new numbers are surfacing, jenna. the nsa reportedly is collecting billions of cell phone records every day. coming up, we'll tell you what they're doing with all those numbers. >>> and no midlife cry ice here -- crisis here. ford unveils the 50th anniversary mustang. jenna: fox news alert. the u.s. facing more violence in benghazi as the murder of one of our own. an american teacher out for a jog is gunned down in broad daylight. benghazi as you know is the same libyan city where u.s. ambassador and three other americans were killed in a terror attack last year. greg palkot live from london with more on this developing story. greg? >> reporter: how are you doing? yes, more problems in benghazi right now. americans in the gun sight once again. it happened on a main street in the city. we're told between 10:30 and 11 in the morning. teacher ronnie smith was jogging. people were waving to him. he is known in the area. then we're told a black jeep, rode up, gunman shot him through the chest and left him lying in a pool of blood on the street. he was tak
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
, the nsa, probably both of those of things tonight. >> when you talk about being pushed away by the two parties, is that because in your estimation, people on the extremes of both parties -- not one or the other but people on thestripes of the two of them -- have taken the two parties to a place where most people aren't? >> yeah. and the people on the extremes of both parties are spending way too much money, and that means when you're having your tax money taken from you and spent you have less control over your own life. >> for me it's that the extremes are talking to much. i wouldn't want to hear from them so much. i'm not talking about moderate and the way you conduct your lives. i'm talking about the crazy people on the end. they're often the squeaky wheel. >> it's deafening. >> you're going to keep us away from crazy. >> we're going to cut through the chuter and have a nice dialogue because we're not into shouty. >> guess what the name of the program is, the independents. the emerging class that will help change this nation or not. >> the majority of americans consider themselves t
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
the biggest names in the tech world and yahoo! google and facebook and others are taking aim at how the nsa does business, demanding that the spy agency change its ways. alison kosik in new york with an update on this. >> these are a who's who of wall street, tech giants apple, google, facebook, microsoft, linkedin, twitter and aol banning together and put a letter to president obama and congress and looking to change the way that the government snoops on us while we're online and more specificcally trying to limit the information and collection of information on us. the tech leaders are worried if people won't use their technology because they don't trust it, that will hurt them in the long run. president obama said the nsa does not listen in on phone calls but outside the borders the president says the nsa is more aggressive. the idea of big brother keeping track of our activity online just not sitting well with these companies. john? >> so alison, here is the thing. i feel like facebook and google know more about me than my wife does. isn't it a little bit hypocritical for some of the co
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
to congress earlier this year. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all for hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. heather: the lawmaker calling for prosecution. we have john sensenbrenner with us joining us live. thank you for joining us. >> good morning. heather: clapper has apologized that he did it for the good of the country. is that good enough for you? >> it is definitely not good enough for me. it is a crime to lie to congress and he admitted that he did this and i think that a little bit of a lie as being like a little bit pregnant. a lie is a lie. and the only way that congress can do this properly is with truthful testimony. so that's what's on the books saying that if you lie to congress, and you are one of the original folks putting that together. they use it when they are filing these request to conduct surveillance. what you think about that? >> that was not the original intent of the patriot act. but the original intent was to the government and the justice department would target a non-u.s. person is part of a investigati
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
the nsa to be more accountable and want oversight, they're worried na if people don't trust these sites that they're going to, they're not going to want to visit google or facebook. this all, of course, came out of nsa contractor edward snowden, him leaking nsa documents, of course, these companies are taking the opportunity saying when the government came to us, we did push back little bit. all of this not sitting well with these companies. >> the fact is they've worked with the nsa. they've had their own controversies regarding privacy. >> you said it. think about google andrea hoo, they're the runs that collect your information. they want to get it for ad dollars. then you got the proof that these companies do, google agreeing last month, settling a $17 million lawsuit. it placed cookies on computers using apple's safari web browser, this happened over a two-year period. google was able to circumvent privacy settings without users knowing or consenting. facebook is a huge offender that every time, did you know every time you vis eight sight that is liked on face boorks you don't have
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
voters started with the nsa scandal. you're being asked to go on a website and you have no security and everyone in the world is hacking. no wonder, they would be out of their minds to do this. pay the fine. >> can we just roll the one other from the president's youth summit. he fried it this way. >> i do remember what it's like being 27 or 28. and aside from the occasional basketball injury, you know, most of the time i kind of felt like i had nothing to worry about. of course, that's what most people think. until they have something to worry about. >> i don't -- i this that's called pandering. >> it reminds me of the awkwardness of richard nixon trying to talk to a crowd. >> but this is his base. >> but it is not working. >> if the media wasn't rolling over with their paws up in the air and actually -- >> we are asking tough questions. >> mainstream. >> i'm talking about mainstream what's basic job in life -- >> that's quite a visual, on their back with their paws up. >> they're lap dogs and rubbing their stomachs. if they were covering him the way he ought to be covered and the w
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
the government has collected information from millions of people often without their knowledge. the n.s.a. has called everything it is doing "perfectly legal." >> america's love affair with diet soda is fizzing out. sales have drop percent the last year because of health-related. internet stories are amplifying concerns about the sweetners which the fa says are "safe," but studies have raised concerns including links to obesity, diabetes and heart disease. >> a big honor for san francisco guitarist carlos santana one of five to receive honors last night. the 66-year-old is one of only a few latinos to receive the top arts award and began playing guitar after hearing blues and rock-n-roll and "supernatural," won nine gramlys in 1999. others honored was we billy joel and herbie hancock, jazz artist. >> mike? >> a couple more days of freezing and then it shifts inland. good morning, everyone, coming up on 6:16 with croix air and lack of clouds that keeps us milder than what we are dealing with this morning. we will start in the north bay for some of the coldest temperatures, santa rosa and petalu
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
to congress when he said this on march 12. listen. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on million attention or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. >> we know that's a lie, too. don't we? >> well, i don't know the details of what he's talking about. i haven't been in the loop on classified information since january of 09. i've been a big supporter of the nsa program. i think it's unfortunate that it got caught up in the irs scandal, which was a scandal. but nsa over the years has donnieman duty for us. i know the senator, i've got a lot of respect for him. i also met jim clapper when he was the air force intelligence officer in korea 25 years ago. so i don't know the details and i'm reluctant to judge it unless i know. >> on a separate note, do you feel like we're in retreat everywhere? you got china, the deal we're cutting in iran. we talked about the ukraine in the green room. what is the over-- what's the main difference in tenor from the administration left and the one now? >> i don't think that barak obama believes in the u.s. as an
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am EST
the nsa surveillance, what's happening as far as tapping data at the source. i mean the methods that have been used to get this information, they're unhappy about it, looking for change. >> the defense, though, during the beginning of the nsa surveillance leak back in june, we started hearing the beginning of this, you could actually thwart certain attacks by connecting some people and their communications and the best defense i heard you can't find a needle in a haystack without a haystack but what can you find when looking at someone's gaming you're trying to connect a bunch of different data points you, might find something interesting. if you're able to connect this gamer who is having a conversation with that gamer, maybe what they're talking about isn't the game because these games have communications capables. a lot of time people have been using back channels like that talking about something they don't want eavesdropped upon. the broader issue for business, american companies are concerned that the world won't trust them and they're looking for growth in emerging markets. when an
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
against the n.s.a. facebook, google, twitter,al pell and microsoft want to limit the government from collecting their user's information and want more oversight of the n.s.a. >> the opposition still holds two big prizes in the oil city of maracebo and the capitol of caracas. we have more details. >> 18 different elections in 14 years, and the new call to go out and vote again, just eight months after electing a new president, 300 new mayors were elected, and over 2500 council members. >> this is the evidence that i'm contributing with a grain of sand to change my country. if you don't vote, you can't complain. >> it has one of the highest inflation rates in the world at 54%. venezuela rampant crime puts the capital as the third most view len in the region and food shortages have increased. she hopes her vote will help the government. >> i love this country and respect it. i want to see it free, a country like many others. >> polls taken before the vote predict over 50% of venezuelans will remain loyal to the government. >> this is the most populace neighborhood. many tell us they wil
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> but a secret, if you need to keep a secret, you don't care in the nsa reads your e-mails because now you don't have anything to hide. >> so now you're switching sides on this issue? >> i guess. i don't know. i'm playing your role. i'm going to argue both sides of the issue. >> was the supreme court justice in the past that said it is my patriotic duty. >> but i understand the tax idea of tax avoidance is better than -- >> that sounds like it is not tax avoidance, that is tax evasion. if you're avoiding the taxes, it should be able to with stand -- >> it might be satisfying just to do it so they can't see. even if you're not breaking the law. >> by itself, it doesn't sound that bad. but when you combine it with the nsa reading the e-mails and you get into the long arm of the law -- >> no, i'm in favor of this. i'm in favor of the fed going after this because i think in order for taxation to work, that everybody should be held up to the same laws. you can find about what those tax laws should be, but you -- whatever the law of the land is what we all have to live under that rule. >> we have pe
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am PST
clapper, said this. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not whitingly. >> not whitingly. >> there are cases where they could inadvertently perhaps. >> touching your forehead. sign. >> right. >> well, secret documents, rather, released by edward snowden revealed that's not true and now the original author of the patriot act says clapper should be fired and prosecuted for lying to congress. in a recent interview jim sensenbrenner says congress relies on accurate information. >>> talk about a rude awakening, a passenger claims he fell asleep on a plane and woke up locked inside. tom wagner was flying united airlines express from louisiana to california. when they landed in houston for a layover, he woke up alone in a cold cabin. >> the lights were out. i was like, what's going on? i thought maybe it was a layover. i'm still on the same plane. don't put the blame on me. i said, i didn't do nothing wrong here. and then they were like, all right, well, try to hush hush, keep it quiet. you know, we'll
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
to be hassled with it. now they have a real problem. the nsa is going after their servers, going after their networks, so they're all rushing to encrypt the user data. they could have done that a long time ago. >> there is legislation that is pending right now that essentially is echoing what these eight tech giants now say they're pushing. do you see the tim cooks and mark zuckerbergs of the world, do you see them climbing the steps of congress to lobby for this? >> i haven't bumped into them in washington, at least not recently. >> not yet. >> i would like to see that happen, certainly, and we could use their support on some of the privacy bills, but again, i think we need to talk more about the amount of personal information that the companies themselves are collecting. that's the reason that the law enforcement agencies and the intelligence agencies go to them. they have the data. if they didn't collect so much data, they would be a less attractive target for the government agencies. >> mark, thank you. >>> the world of weather. it is messy out there for so many of you. air passeng
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
, health care, and the nsa. you can watch the "hardball" special today at 3:00 eastern here on msnbc. >>> it's not a political storm they're battling in d.c. we'll get an update on all the snow, sleet, and ice that's threatening large parts of the atlantic coast today and tomorrow. >>> and in number ones, where is the happiest place to work? that's giving it away right there. stick around. we'll be right back. and we'll replace stolen or destroyed items with brand-new versions. we put members first. join the nation. ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ i'm bethand i'm michelle. and we own the paper cottage. it's a stationery and gifts store. anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in business because we like being creative, we like interacting with people. so you have time to focus on the things you love. ink from chase. so you can. of their type 2 diabet
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
, from the i.r.s. to the justice department to the n.s.a. the -- this began long before this administration but under this administration it has become a crisis. all this, we're told, is for the common good. well, it wouldn't be the first civilization to succumb to the song of a benevolent and all-powerful government, but every society that's fallen for this lie is awakened one morning to discover that the benevolence is gone and that the all-power government is still there. much of this structure of the american constitution that has preserved our liberty for 225 years, that has contained the unwarded expansion of governmental power and has preserved the natural and individual rights of every citizen has been allowed to decay. the form is still there, the institutions continue to function, but they no longer serve their principal role to protect the rule of law and the liberty of the people. here in this capitol, we're surrounded by the symbols of the roman republic. they should be a warning to us. the roman senate continued to exist 400 years after the fall of the repu
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